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Research Project: USING THE GENOME TO UNDERSTAND IMMUNOGENETICS OF POULTRY Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Large scale variation in DNA copy number in chicken breeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crooijmans, R.P., Fife, M.S., Fitzgerald, T.W., Strickland, S., Cheng, H.H., Kaiser, P., Redon, R., Groenen, M.A. 2013. Large scale variation in DNA copy number in chicken breeds. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 2013(14):398. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/14/398.
Comparison and contrast of genes and biological pathways responding to Marek’s disease virus infection using allele-specific expression and differential expression in broiler and layer chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perumbakkam, S., Muir, W.M., Black Pyrkosz, A.A., Okimoto, R., Cheng, H.H. 2013. Comparison and contrast of genes and biological pathways responding to Marek’s disease virus infection using allele-specific expression and differential expression in broiler and layer chickens. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 14:64. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2164-14-64.pdf.
The influence of host genetics on Marek's disease virus evolution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, H.D., Dunn, J.R. 2013. The influence of host genetics on Marek's disease virus evolution. Avian Diseases. 57(2):474-482.
Integrated genomic approaches to enhance genetic resistance in chickens - (Book / Chapter)
(20-Dec-12)
Genome-wide copy number variant analysis in inbred chicken lines with different susceptibility to Marek’s disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, J., Yu, Y., Mitra, A., Chang, S., Zhang, H., Liu, G., Yang, N., Song, J. 2013. Genome-wide copy number variant analysis in inbred chicken lines with different susceptibility to Marek’s disease. Genes, Genomes, and Genomics. 3:217-223. Available: http://www.g3journal.org/lookup/suppl/doi:10.1534/g3.112.005132/-/DC1.
Marek’s disease virus infection induces widespread differential chromatin marks in inbred chicken lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mitra, A., Luo, J., Zhang, H., Cui, K., Zhao, K., Song, J. 2012. Marek’s disease virus infection induces widespread differential chromatin marks in inbred chicken lines. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 2012(13):557. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/13/557.
Nuclear Factor kappa B is central to Marek’s Disease herpesvirus induced neoplastic transformation of CD30 expressing lymphocytes in-vivo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, S., Kunec, D., Buza, J.J., Chiang, H.I., Zhou, H., Subramaniam, S., Pendarvis, K., Cheng, H.H., Burgess, S.C. 2012. Nuclear Factor kappa B is central to Marek’s Disease herpesvirus induced neoplastic transformation of CD30 expressing lymphocytes in-vivo. BMC Systems Biology. 6(123). Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1752-0509/6/123.
Host genetic variation is a contributable factor for imperfectly-immunizing vaccination - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H. 2012. Host genetic variation is a contributable factor for imperfectly-immunizing vaccination. Meeting Abstract. RAPIDD Imprefectly Immunizing Vaccine Workshop, August 15-17, 2012, Dearborn, MI.
Complete genome sequence of an avian leukosis virus isolate associated with hemangioma and myeloid leukosis in egg-type and meat-type chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ji, J., Li, H., Zhang, H., Xie, Q., Shang, H., Ma, J., Bi, Y. 2012. Complete genome sequence of an avian leukosis virus isolate associated with hemangioma and myeloid leukosis in egg-type and meat-type chickens. Journal of Virology. 86(19):10907-10908.
Genome-wide identification of host genes directly regulated by Marek’s disease virus (MDV) oncoprotein Meq - (Abstract Only)
Subramaniam, S., Brown, C., Niikura, M., Cheng, H.H. 2012. Genome-wide identification of host genes directly regulated by Marek’s disease virus (MDV) oncoprotein Meq. Meeting Abstract. American Society for Virology 31st Annual Meeting July 21-25, 2012, Madison, Wisconsin. Workshop No. 19-4
Aberrant expression of liver microRNA in chickens infected with subgroup J avian leukosis virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Yji, J., Xie, Q., Shang, H., Zhang, H., Xin, X., Chen, F., Sun, B. 2012. Aberrant expression of liver microRNA in chickens infected with subgroup J avian leukosis virus. Virus Research. 169(2012):268-271. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2012.07.003.
Histone methylation analysis and pathway predictions in chickens after MDV infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, J., Mitra, A., Tian, F., Chang, S., Zhang, H., Cui, K., Yu, Y., Zhao, K., Song, J. 2012. Histone methylation analysis and pathway predictions in chickens after MDV infection. PLoS One. 7(7). Available: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0041849.
Complete genome sequence of a novel H9N2 subtype influenza virus FJG9 strain in china reveals a natural reassortant event - (Research Notes)
Xie, Q., Yan, Z., Ji, J., Zhang, H., Liu, J., Sun, Y., Li, Q., Chen, F. 2012. Complete genome sequence of a novel H9N2 subtype influenza virus FJG9 strain in china reveals a natural reassortant event. Journal of Virology. 86(18):10240-10241.
DNA methylation down-regulates EGFR expression in chicken - (Abstract Only)
Luo, J., Chang, S., Zhang, H., Song, J. 2012. DNA methylation down-regulates EGFR expression in chicken [Abstract]. 9th International Symposium on Marek's Disease and Avian Herpesviruses, June 24-28, 2012, Freie Universitat Berlin. p. 23.
Identification of genes conferring genetic resistance to Marek’s disease - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, H.H., Perumbakkam, S., Black Pyrkosz, A.A., Subramaniam, S., Muir, W.M. 2012. Identification of genes conferring genetic resistance to Marek’s disease [abstract]. 9th International Symposium on Marek's Disease and Avian Herpesviruses, June 24-28, 2012, Freie Universitat Berlin. p. 25.
Uncovering the genetic basis of attenuation in Marek’s disease virus - (Abstract Only)
Hildebrandt, E., Niikura, M., Cheng, H.H. 2012. Uncovering the genetic basis of attenuation in Marek’s disease virus [abstract]. 9th International Symposium on Marek's Disease and Avian Herpesviruses, June 24-28, 2012, Freie Universitat Berlin. p.23.
Marek’s disease virus evolution in specific MHC haplotypes. - (Abstract Only)
Hunt, H.D., Dunn, J.R. 2012. Marek’s disease virus evolution in specific MHC haplotypes [abstract]. 9th International Symposium on Marek's Disease and Avian Herpesviruses, June 24-28, 2012, Freie Universitat Berlin. p. 41.
Differential genetic variation of chickens and MD vaccine protective efficacy - (Abstract Only)
Xie, Q., Chang, S., Ernst, C.W., Dunn, J.R., Song, J., Zhang, H. 2012. Differential genetic variation of chickens and MD vaccine protective efficacy [abstract]. 9th International Symposium on Marek's Disease and Avian Herpesviruses, June 24-28, 2012, Freie Universitat Berlin. p.36.
Quantitation of Marek’s disease virus in vaccinated population of resistant and susceptible chicken samples using real-time PCR - (Abstract Only)
Chang, S., Xie, Q., Zhang, H. 2012. Quantitation of Marek’s disease virus in vaccinated population of resistant and susceptible chicken samples using real-time PCR. Meeting Abstract. Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting, July 9-12, 2012, Athens Georgia.
Development of SNP assays to determine genetic resistance to ALV-A in chickens - (Abstract Only)
Xie, Q., Chang, S., Zhang, H. 2012. Development of SNP assays to determine genetic resistance to ALV-A in chickens. Meeting abstract. Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting, July 9-12, 2012, Athens Georgia.
Effects of incomplete reference transcriptomes on RNA-Seq mapping for higher eukaryotes - (Abstract Only)
(15-May-12)
Lipoprotein metabolism differs between Marek's disease susceptible and resistant chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yuan, P., Yu, Y., Luo, J., Tian, F., Zhang, H., Chang, S., Ramachandran, R., Song, J. 2012. Lipoprotein metabolism differs between Marek's disease susceptible and resistant chickens. Poultry Science. 91:2598-2605. Available: http://ps.fass.org/content/91/10/2598.
Marek's disease virus challenge induced immune-related gene expression and chicken repeat 1 (CR1) methylation alterations in chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fei, T., Luo, J., Zhang, H., Chang, S., Song, J. 2012. Marek's disease virus challenge induced immune-related gene expression and chicken repeat 1 (CR1) methylation alterations in chickens. American Journal of Molecular Biology (AJMB). 2(2012):232-241. Available: http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=20985.
The chicken frizzle feather is due to an a-keratin (KRT75) mutation that causes a defective rachis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ng, C., Wu, P., Foley, J., Foley, A., McDonald, M., Juan, W., Huang, C., Lai, Y., Lo, W., Chen, C., Leal, S.M., Zhang, H., Widelitz, R.B., Patel, P.I., Li, W., Chuong, C. 2012. The chicken frizzle feather is due to an a-keratin (KRT75) mutation that causes a defective rachis. PLoS Genetics. 8(7). Available: http://www.plosgenetics.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pgen.1002748.
MHC class I target recognition, immunophenotypes and proteomic profiles of natural killer cells within the spleens of day-14 chick embryos - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Katselis, G.S., Moore, R.E., Lekpor, K., Goto, R.M., Hunt, H.D., Lee, T.D., Miller, M.M. 2012. MHC class I target recognition, immunophenotypes and proteomic profiles of natural killer cells within the spleens of day-14 chick embryos. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 37(2012):446-456. Available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0145305X12000456.
DNA methylation fluctuation induced by virus infection differs between MD-resistant and -susceptible chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, J., Yu, Y., Chang, S., Tian, F., Zhang, H., Song, J. 2012. DNA methylation fluctuation induced by virus infection differs between MD-resistant and -susceptible chickens. Frontiers in Genetics. 3(20):1-15. Available: http://www.frontiersin.org/epigenomics/10.3389/fgene.2012.00020/full.
Marek's disease virus infection induces differential chromatin marks and tissue-specific effects in inbred lines of chickens - (Abstract Only)
Mitra, A., Zhang, H., Luo, J., Zhao, K., Song, J. 2012. Marek's disease virus infection induces differential chromatin marks and tissue-specific effects in inbred lines of chickens. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xx/webprogram/Paper3259.html.
Histone methylation analysis and pathway predictions in chickens after MDV infection - (Abstract Only)
Luo, J., Zhang, H., Mitra, A., Zhao, K., Song, J. 2012. Histone methylation analysis and pathway predictions in chickens after MDV infection. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xx/webprogram/Paper3632.html.
Host genetic resistance sustains HVT protective efficacy comparable to CV1988/Rispens' in lines of chickens relatively resistant to Marek's disease - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H., Chang, S., Dunn, J.R., Heidari, M., Song, J., Fulton, J. 2012. Host genetic resistance sustains HVT protective efficacy comparable to CV1988/Rispens' in lines of chickens relatively resistant to Marek's disease. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xx/webprogram/Paper3980.html.
Chicks and single-nucleotide polymorphisms: an entree into identifying genes conferring disease resistance in chicken - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, H.H., Maceachern, S., Subramaniam, S., Muir, W.M. 2012. Chicks and single-nucleotide polymorphisms: an entree into identifying genes conferring disease resistance in chicken. Animal Production Science. 52(3). Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AN11099.
Genome-wide identification and quantification of cis- and trans-regulated genes responding to Marek's disease virus infection via analysis of allele-specific expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maceachern, S., Muir, W.M., Crosby, S.D., Cheng, H.H. 2012. Genome-wide identification and quantification of cis- and trans-regulated genes responding to Marek's disease virus infection via analysis of allele-specific expression. Frontiers in Genetics. 2(113):1-11.
MiRNA expression signatures induced by Marek disease virus infection in chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, F., Luo, J., Zhang, H., Chang, S., Song, J. 2012. MiRNA expression signatures induced by Marek disease virus infection in chickens. Genomics. 99(3):152-159. Available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0888754311002618.
Vaccine by chicken line interaction alters the protective efficacy against challenge with a very virulent plus strain of Marek's disease virus in white leghorn chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, S., Dunn, J.R., Heidari, M., Lee, L.F., Ernst, C.W., Song, J., Zhang, H. 2012. Vaccine by chicken line interaction alters the protective efficacy against challenge with a very virulent plus strain of Marek's disease virus in white leghorn chickens. World Journal of Vaccines. 2(1):1-11. Available: http://www.scirp.org/journal/wjv/.
Temporal transcriptome changes induced by MDV in Marek's disease-resistant and -susceptible inbred chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, Y., Luo, J., Mitra, A., Chang, S., Tian, F., Zhang, H., Yuan, P., Zhou, H., Song, J. 2012. Temporal transcriptome changes induced by MDV in Marek's disease-resistant and -susceptible inbred chickens. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 12:501. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/12/501.
The development and characterization of a 60K SNP chip for chicken - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Groenen, M., Megens, H., Zare, Y., Warren, W.C., Hillier, L.W., Crooijmans, R., Vereijken, A., Okimoto, R., Muir, W., Cheng, H.H. 2011. The development and characterization of a 60K SNP chip for chicken. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 12:274. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/12/274.
Chicks and SNPs--an entree into identifying genes conferring disease resistance in chicken - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, H.H., MacEachern, S., Subramaniam, S., Muir, W.M. 2011. Chicks and SNPs--an entree into identifying genes conferring disease resistance in chicken [abstract]. Applied Genomics for Sustainable Livestock Breeding Conference Handbook, May 2-5, 2011, Melbourne, Australia. p. 3.
A comparative evaluation of the protective efficacy of rMd5-delta-Meq and CV1988/Rispens against a vv+ strain of Marek's disease virus infection in a series of recombinant congenic strains of white leghorn chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, S., Ding, Z., Dunn, J.R., Lee, L.F., Heidari, M., Song, J., Ernst, C.W., Zhang, H. 2011. A comparative evaluation of the protective efficacy of rMd5-delta-Meq and CV1988/Rispens against a vv+ strain of Marek's disease virus infection in a series of recombinant congenic strains of white leghorn chickens. Avian Diseases. 55(3):384-390.
Genome-wide identification of host genes directly regulated by Marek's disease virus (MDV) oncoprotein Meq - (Abstract Only)
Subramaniam, S., Brown, C.T., Niikura, M., Cheng, H.H. 2011. Genome-wide identification of host genes directly regulated by Marek's disease virus (MDV) oncoprotein Meq [abstract]. American Society for Virology 30th Annual Meeting Scientific Program and Abstracts, University of Minnesota, July 16-20, 2011. P8-3 p. 273.
The protective efficacy of rMd5deltaMeq against challenge with a very virulent plus strain of MDV in relatively resistant lines of chickens - (Abstract Only)
Chang, S., Dunn, J.R., Lee, L.F., Heidari, M., Song, J.Z., Ernst, C.W., Zhang, H.M. 2011. The protective efficacy of rMd5deltaMeq against challenge with a very virulent plus strain of MDV in relatively resistant lines of chickens [abstract]. Poultry Science Association/American Association of Avian Pathologists Abstracts, July 16-19, 2011, St. Louis, Missouri. p. 124.
Allele-specific expression analysis reveals CD79B has a cis-acting regulatory element that responds to Marek's disease virus infection in chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meydan, H., Yildiz, M.A., Dodgson, J.B., Cheng, H.H. 2011. Allele-specific expression analysis reveals CD79B has a cis-acting regulatory element that responds to Marek's disease virus infection in chicken. Poultry Science. 90(6):1206-1211.
Identifying genetic determinants of host resistance to Marek's disease - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H., Chang, S., Dunn, J.R., Luo, J., Song, J. 2011. Identifying genetic determinants of host resistance to Marek's disease [abstract]. International Plant and Animal Genome Conference PAG XIX, January 15-19, 2011, San Diego, California. Paper #W466. Available: http://www.intl-pag.org/.
Serial Transfer of a Transplantable Tumor: Implications for Marek's Vaccine Mechanisms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, H.D., Dunn, J.R. 2011. Serial transfer of a transplantable tumor: implications for Marek's vaccine mechanisms. Avian Diseases. 55(2):293-301.
Poultry Genome Sequences: Progress and Outstanding Challenges - (Review Article)
Dodgson, J.B., Delany, M.E., Cheng, H.H. 2011. Poultry genome sequences: progress and outstanding challenges. Cytogenetics and Genome Research. p. 1-8. Available: http://content.karger.com/ProdukteDB/produkte.asp?Aktion=ShowAbstract&ArtikelNr=324413&Ausgabe=255102&ProduktNr=224037.
Genome-wide histone modification profile induced by MDV in MD-resistant and -susceptible chickens - (Abstract Only)
Luo, J., Mitra, A., Tian, F., Zhang, H., Chang, S., Cui, K., Zhao, K., Krause, M., Cheng, H.H., Song, J. 2011. Genome-wide histone modification profile induced by MDV in MD-resistant and -susceptible chickens. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference, January 15-19, 2011, San Diego, California. Paper No. 578.
Chromosomal integration of an avian oncogenic herpesvirus reveals telomeric preferences and evidence for lymphoma clonality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robinson, C.M., Hunt, H.D., Cheng, H.H., Delany, M.E. 2010. Chromosomal integration of an avian oncogenic herpesvirus reveals telomeric preferences and evidence for lymphoma clonality. BioMed Central (BMC) Herpesviridae. 1:5. http://www.herpesviridae.org/content/1/1/5.
Viral disease in chickens - (Book / Chapter)
Cheng, H.H. 2010. Viral diseases in chickens. In: Bishop S.C., Axford, R.F.E., Nicholas, F.W., Owen, J.B., editors. Breeding for Disease Resistance in Farm Animals. 3rd edition. Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International. p. 70-87.
Virulent Marek's Disease Virus Generated from Infectious Bacterial Artificial Chromosome Clones with Complete DNA Sequence and Implication of Viral Genetic Homogeniety in Pathogenesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niikura, M., Kim, T., Silva, R.F., Dodgson, J., Cheng, H.H. 2011. Virulent Marek's disease virus generated from infectious bacterial artificial chromosome clones with complete DNA sequence and implication of viral genetic homogeneity in pathogenesis. Journal of General Virology. 92:598-607.
Chromosomal Mapping and Candidate Gene Discovery of Chicken Developmental Mutants and Genome-wide Variation Analysis of MHC-congenics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robb, E.A., Gitter, C.L., Cheng, H.H., Delany, M.E. 2011. Chromosomal mapping and candidate gene discovery of chicken developmental mutants and genome-wide variation analysis of MHC congenics. Journal of Heredity. 102(2):141-156.
Down-regulation of promoter methylation level of CD4 gene after MDV infection in MD-susceptible chicken line - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, J., Yu, Y., Zhang, H., Tian, F., Chang, S., Cheng, H.H., Song, J. 2011. Down-regulation of promoter methylation level of CD4 gene after MDV infection in MD-susceptible chicken line. BioMed Central (BMC) Proceedings. 5(Suppl 4):57. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5/S4/S7
Low Dose Vaccination Revealed An Interaction Between Vaccine and Chicken Line Affecting Protective Efficacy - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H., Chang, S., Dunn, J.R., Heidari, M., Lee, L.F. 2010. Low dose vaccination revealed an interaction between vaccine and chicken line affecting protective efficacy [abstract]. In: 5th International Workshop on the Molecular Pathogenesis of Marek's Disease Virus and 1st Symposium on Avian Herpesviruses, October 17-20, 2010, Athens, Georgia, p. 129.
An MHC Class I Immune Evasion Gene of Marek's Disease Virus - (Abstract Only)
Hunt, H.D., Hearn, C., Preeyanon, L., York, I.A. 2010. An MHC class I immune evasion gene of Marek's disease virus [abstract]. In: 5th International Workshop on the Molecular Pathogenesis of Marek's Disease Virus and 1st Symposium on Avian Herpesviruses, October 17-20, 2010, Athens, Georgia, p. 49.
Genome-wide Identification of Host Genes Directly and Indirectly Regulated by Marek's Disease Virus (MDV) Oncoprotein Meq - (Abstract Only)
Subramaniam, S., Brown, T.C., Cheng, H.H. 2010. Genome-wide identification of host genes directly and indirectly regulated by Marek's disease virus (MDV) oncoprotein Meq [abstract]. In: 5th International Workshop on the Molecular Pathogenesis of Marek's Disease Virus and 1st Symposium on Avian Herpesviruses, October 17-20, 2010, Athens, Georgia, p.93.
Comprehensive Genome-wide Screen for Genes with Cis-acting Regulatory Elements That Respond to Marek's Disease Virus Infection - (Abstract Only)
MacEachern, S., Muir, W.M., Crosby, S., Cheng, H.H. 2010. Comprehensive genome-wide screen for genes with cis-acting regulatory elements that respond to Marek's disease virus infection [abstract]. In: 5th International Workshop on the Molecular Pathogenesis of Marek's Disease Virus and 1st Symposium on Avian Herpesviruses, October 17-20, 2010, Athens, Georgia, p. 87.
Comprehensive Identification Of Specific Genes Controlling Complex Traits Through A Genome-Wide Screen for Cis-Acting Regulatory Elements - An Example Using Marek's Disease - (Proceedings)
MacEachern, S., Muir, W.M., Crosby, S., Cheng, H.H. 2010. Comprehensive Identification Of Specific Genes Controlling Complex Traits Through A Genome-Wide Screen for Cis-Acting Regulatory Elements - An Example Using Marek's Disease [abstract]. In: Proceedings of World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production. Lecture on Functional genomics and systems biology, August 1-6, 2010, Leipzig, Germany. Paper No. 0213. available at http://www.kongressband.de/wcgalp2010/assets/pdf/0213.pdf.
Genome-wide Identification of Host Genes Directly and Indirectly Regulated by Marek's Disease Virus (MDV) Oncoprotein Meq - (Abstract Only)
Subramaniam, S., Brown, C.T., Cheng, H.H. 2010. Genome-wide identification of host genes directly and indirectly regulated by Marek's disease virus (MDV) oncoprotein Meq [abstract]. In: 35th Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop, July 24-29, 2010, Salt Lake City, Utah. Paper No. 7.26.
Genetics and Vaccine Efficacy: Host Genetic Variation Affecting Marek's Disease Vaccine Efficacy in White Leghorn Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, S., Dunn, J.R., Heidari, M., Lee, L.F., Song, J., Ernst, C.W., Ding, Z., Bacon, L.D., Zhang, H. 2010. Genetics and Vaccine Efficacy: Host Genetic Variation Affecting Marek's Disease Vaccine Efficacy in White Leghorn Chickens. Poultry Science. 89(10):2083-2091.
Down-regulation of MHC Class I by the Marek's Disease Virus (MDV) UL49.5 Gene Product Mildly Affects Virulence in a Haplotype-specific Fashion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarosinski, K.W., Hunt, H.D., Osterrieder, N. 2010. Down-regulation of MHC class I by the Marek's disease virus (MDV) UL49.5 gene product mildly affects virulence in a haplotype-specific fashion. Virology. 405(2):457-463. Available on-line at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0042682210004319.
Genome-Wide Identification of Allele-specific Expression (ASE) in Response to Marek's Disease Virus Infection Using Next Generation Sequencing - (Proceedings)
MacEachern, S., Muir, W.M., Crosby, S., Cheng, H.H. 2011. Genome-wide identification of allele-specific expression (ASE) in response to Marek's disease virus infection using next generation sequencing. Biomed Central (BMC) Proceedings. 5(Suppl 4):S14. Available on-line at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5/S4/S14.
Genome-wide Copy Number Variation and Temporal Genes Expression Analysis in Marek's Disease-Resistant or -Susceptible Inbred Lines of Chickens - (Abstract Only)
Yu, Y., Mitra, A., Luo, J., Tian, F., Zhang, H., Yuan, P., Chang, S., Liu, G., Xie, X., Song, J. 2010. Genome-wide copy number variation and temporal genes expression analysis in Marek's disease-resistant or -susceptible inbred lines of chickens [abstract]. In: 32nd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics Program and Abstract Book, July 26-30, 2010, Edinburgh, Scotland. Paper No. 2019.
Genome-Wide SNP Association Analysis for Loci Conferring Marek's Disease - (Abstract Only)
Chang, S., Dunn, J.R., Heidari, M., Mitra, A., Song, J., Zhang, H. 2010. Genome-wide SNP association analysis for loci conferring Marek's disease [abstract]. In: 32nd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics Program and Abstract Book, July 26-30, 2010, Edinburgh, Scotland. Page No. 5088.
Marek's Disease Viruses Lacking Either R-LORF10 or LORF4 Have Altered Virulence in Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, T., Hunt, H.D., Cheng, H.H. 2010. Marek's Disease Viruses Lacking Either R-LORF10 or LORF4 Have Altered Virulence in Chickens. Virus Genes. 40(3):410-420.
Complete Genomic Sequence and an Infectious BAC Clone of Feline Herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tai, S.H., Niikura, M., Cheng, H.H., Kruger, J.M., Wise, A.G., Maes, R.K. 2010. Complete Genomic Sequence and an Infectious BAC Clone of Feline Herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1). Virology. 401(2):215-227.
Identifying Specific Genes Controlling Complex Traits Through A Genome-Wide Screen For cis-Acting Regulatory Elements - An Example Using Marek's Disease - (Abstract Only)
MacEachern, S.A., Muir, W.M., Crosby, S., Cheng, H.H. 2010. Identifying Specific Genes Controlling Complex Traits Through A Genome-Wide Screen For cis-Acting Regulatory Elements - An Example Using Marek's Disease [abstract]. International Plant and Animal Genome XVIII Conference, January 9-13, 2010, San Diego, California. p. 169.
Interaction of Marek's Disease Virus (MDV) Oncoprotein Meq with Host Proteins: A Proteomic Approach - (Abstract Only)
Subramaniam, S., Burgess, S., Cheng, H.H. 2009. Interaction of Marek's Disease Virus (MDV) Oncoprotein Meq with Host Proteins: A Proteomic Approach [abstract]. Systems Biology Symposium at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, December 1, 2009. Poster #32.
Cloning and Functional Characterization of Chicken Stem Cell Antigen 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mao,W., Hunt, H.D., Cheng, H.H. 2010. Cloning and Functional Characterization of Chicken Stem Cell Antigen 2. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 34(3):360-368.
Major Histocompatibility Complex and Background Genes in Chickens Influence Susceptibility to High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt, H.D., Jadhao, S., Swayne, D.E. 2010. Major Histocompatibility Complex and Background Genes in Chickens Influence Susceptibility to High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Virus. Avian Diseases. 54(Supplement 1):572-575.
Characterization of Chicken Stem Cell Antigen 2 and Initial Investigation of Its Role in Marek's Disease Virus Infection - (Abstract Only)
Mao, W., Hunt, H.D., Kim, T., Cheng, H.H. 2009. Characterization of Chicken Stem Cell Antigen 2 and Initial Investigation of Its Role in Marek's Disease Virus Infection [abstract]. 34th International Herpesvirus Workshop, Ithaca, New York, July 25-30, 2009. Paper No. 2.15.
Mapping QTL Affecting Resistance to Marek's Disease in an F6 Advanced Intercross Population of Commercial Layer Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heifetz, E.M., Fulton, J.E., O'Sullivan, N.P., Arthur, J.A., Cheng, H.H., Wang, J., Soller, M., Dekkers, J.C. 2009. Mapping QTL Affecting Resistance to Marek's Disease in an F6 Advanced Intercross Population of Commercial Layer Chickens. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/10/20.
Major histocompatibility complex and host background genes in chickens influence resistance to high pathogenicity avian influenza virus - (Abstract Only)
Hunt, H.D., Swayne, D.E. 2009. Major Histocompatibility Complex and Host Background Genes in Chickens Influence Resistance to High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Virus [abstract]. 7th International Symposium on Avian Influenza, April 5-8, 2009, Athens, Georgia. p. 86.
Non-MHC genomic variation affecting Marek’s disease resistance and vaccine protective efficiency - (Abstract Only)
Chang, S., Dunn, J.R., Heidari, M., Lee, L.F., Song, J., Dodgson, J., Ding, Z., Zhang, H. 2009. Non-MHC Genomic Variation Affecting Marek’s Disease Resistance and Vaccine Protective Efficiency [abstract]. International Plant and Animal Genome XVII Conference, January 9-14, 2009, San Diego, California. p. 526.
A High-Density SNP-Based Linkage Map of the Chicken Genome Reveals Sequence Features Correlated With Recombination Rate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Groenen, M.A., Wahlberg, P., Foglio, M., Cheng, H.H., Megens, H.J., Crooijmans, R.P., Besnier, F., Lathrop, M., Muir, W.M., Wong, G.K., Gut, I., Andersson, L. 2009. A High-Density SNP-Based Linkage Map of the Chicken Genome Reveals Sequence Features Correlated With Recombination Rate. Genome Research. 19(3):510-519.
Genome-wide assessment of worldwide chicken SNP genetic diversity indicates significant absence of rare alleles in commercial breeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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An integrated epigenetic and genetic analysis of DNA methyltransferase genes (DNMTs) in tumor resistant and susceptible chicken lines     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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Polymorphisms of the bovine DAZL gene are associated with male fertility - (Abstract Only)
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Inhibition of avian tumor viruses by vector-based RNA interference - (Abstract Only)
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